Russian military received a life sentence for killing family in Armenia

Flowers and candles at the fence of the Armenian Embassy in Moscow, brought in by the people of the city in connection with the tragedy in Gyumri. January 2015

The court President’s meeting on 23 August found the Russian soldier-conscript Valery Permyakova guilty on all charges in the murder of seven members of the Avetisyan family, assault and attempt of illegal crossing of the border. According to the verdict of the judge Permyakov sentenced to life imprisonment, reports the News.Am.

In August 2015, the Russian garrison court has recognized Permyakov convicted of desertion, theft of weapons and their illegal possession and sentenced to ten years imprisonment.